MEDIA ALERT: Tulane medical students host Career Day to inspire teens to become doctors 

February 3, 2014

Arthur Nead
Phone: 504-427-4781


WHAT:  More than 30 Louisiana high school students will learn what it’s like to train to become a physician as part of Career M.D. Day, a hands-on career day hosted by Tulane University School of Medicine. Students will conduct medical procedures on life-like robotic mannequins at the Tulane Center for Advanced Medical Simulation and Team Training, learning lessons in CPR, emergency medicine, robotic surgery, suturing exercises and adult physical exams.

WHO:  Medical students and high school juniors and seniors considering careers in health care.

WHEN:   9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 4.

WHERE: Third floor of the Murphy Building, 131 S. Robertson St.

MORE:  The event is co-sponsored by the Central Louisiana Area Health Education Center (AHEC), a non-profit agency developed to address the growing shortage of healthcare workers in rural areas across the state.

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000